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LINGUIST List 21.2904

Tue Jul 13 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Lang Doc/USA

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        1.    Jim Yoshioka, 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation

Message 1: 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation
Date: 12-Jul-2010
From: Jim Yoshioka <nflrchawaii.edu>
Subject: 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation
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Full Title: 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation &
Conservation
Short Title: ICLDC

Date: 11-Feb-2011 - 13-Feb-2011
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Contact Person: Jim Yoshioka
Meeting Email: nflrchawaii.edu
Web Site: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ICLDC/2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language
Documentation

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2010

Meeting Description:

The 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and
Conservation (ICLDC), 'Strategies for Moving Forward,' will be held
February 11-13, 2011, at the Hawai'i Imin International Conference Center
on the University of Hawai'i at Manoa campus. Two days of optional
technical training workshops will precede the conference (Feb. 9-10). An
optional Hilo Field Study (on the Big Island of Hawai'i) to visit Hawaiian
language revitalization programs in action will immediately follow the
conference (Feb. 14-15).

The 1st ICLDC, with its theme 'Supporting Small Languages Together,'
underscored the need for communities, linguists, and other academics to
work in close collaboration. The theme of the 2nd ICLDC is 'Strategies for
Moving Forward.' We aim to build on the strong momentum created at the
1st ICLDC and to discuss research and revitalization approaches yielding
rich, accessible records which can benefit both the field of language
documentation and speech communities. We hope you will join us.

The Call for Proposals deadline is August 31, 2010.

Plenary Speakers:
Keren D. Rice, University of Toronto
Wayan Arka, Australian National University/Udayana University
Larry Kimura, University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Invited Colloquia:
The Use of Film in Language Documentation (Organizers: Rozenn Milin and
Melissa Bisagni)
Grammaticography (Organizer: Sebastian Nordhoff)
Colloquium on Dictionaries and Endangered Languages: Technology,
Revitalization, and Collaboration
(Organizer: Sarah Ogilvie)

Call For Papers

Topics:

We welcome abstracts on best practices for language documentation and
conservation moving forward, which may include:

Archiving matters
Community-based documentation/conservation initiatives
Data management
Fieldwork methods
Ethical issues
Interdisciplinary fieldwork
Language planning
Lexicography
Methods of assessing ethnolinguistic vitality
Orthography design
Reference grammar design
Reports on language maintenance, preservation, and revitalization efforts
Teaching/learning small languages
Technology in documentation - methods and pitfalls
Topics in areal language documentation
Training in documentation methods - beyond the university

This is not an exhaustive list and individual proposals on topics outside
these areas are warmly welcomed.

Abstract Submission:

Abstracts should be submitted in English, but presentations can be in any
language. We particularly welcome presentations in languages of the region
discussed. Authors may submit no more than one individual and one joint
(co-authored) proposal.

Abstracts are due by August 31, 2010, with notification of acceptance by
September 30, 2010. We ask for abstracts of no more than 400 words for
online publication so that conference participants can have a good idea of
the content of your paper and a 50-word summary for inclusion in the
conference program. All abstracts will be submitted to blind peer review by
international experts on the topic.

See ICLDC conference website for online proposal submission form. We will
only be accepting proposal submissions for papers or posters.

Selected papers from the conference will be invited to submit to the journal
Language Documentation & Conservation for publication.

Presentation Formats:

Papers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation with 10 minutes of
question time. Posters will be on display throughout the conference. Poster
presentations will run during the lunch breaks.
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